Advisor

Academic Advisory Positions

Dan is an active advisory board member of the Interaction Design Foundation an open web publishing resource available to the global UX community.  This website is the definitive technical reference site authored by the world’s leading experts in every facet of interaction design.  Millions of teachers, students and practicing professionals use this web resource every month. Interaction-design.org is particularly important in raising the level of design practice in emerging economies where the traditional book-publishing model is too expensive to effectively disseminate such critical information.

Dan is also on the advisory board of the UC Irvine Masters in Interaction Design (MSID) program where he contributes along with the other board members regarding the program structure and content.

Dan was also a founding member of the editorial advisory board for the ACM Networker Magazine along with Don Norman, Jacob Nielsen, Gordon Bell and Bran Farran.  In addition Dan was the advisory board member for Eastman Kodak to MCC for the HCI program from 1985-1988.   MCC was the multi-industry consortium building the American 5th generation (AI) computer.

Industry Advisory Positions

Dan is an advisor to the following startups:

Recent Posts

Aug. 22, 2019 – Dan will be giving a keynote at the DMI Leadership Conference in September (Boston) on UX Strategy Megatrends.  He will also be a panel discussing the pros and cons of the Design Thinking methodology.

In October Dan will be the invited speaker for the Product Design Technical Interest Group at the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society annual meeting in Seattle.  Come listen to his talk on Tuesday afternoon if you are at the conference.

August 10, 2019 – Dan will be joining the UC Irvine MSID advisory board to participate and help guide this well known UX program.

Dan received the 2019 ACM SigCHI Lifetime Practice award.  The ceremony took place at the Chi2019 conference held in Glasgow Scotland.  He gave his invited talk on “The Business of UX” to a large audience the following day.  Watch the recording on the SigCHI YouTube channel

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